Vietnam's treasure items are sought after by many countries

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Published Feb 13, 2024

Tridge summary

Star anise, a plant native to Vietnam and China, is highly valued for its economic contribution, particularly in Vietnam, which is a leading global supplier. The country is projected to export 16,136 tons in 2023, generating 83 million USD, primarily to India and China. The plant, predominantly grown in the northern border provinces like Lang Son, is used in culinary preparation and medicine, and its essential oil is used in cosmetics and aromatherapy. In Vietnamese cuisine, it is a common spice for dishes such as pho, curry, soup, and stew, and is also used in desserts and baked goods.
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Our country is blessed by nature with many types of spice plants such as pepper, chili, cinnamon, anise,... with an export turnover of billions of dollars each year. Among them, star anise is considered a "treasure" from heaven that only very few countries in the world are lucky enough to possess. Anise is known as the "trillionth petal" because of its high economic value and is sought after by many countries. According to the World Spice Association, Vietnam has valuable spice crops, with annual output among the top in the world. That is anise. Vietnam is a potential supplier to the world spice and flavoring market. The reason why anise is considered a "treasure" is because it is a native plant that very few countries in the world can grow. In fact, anise is almost only found in Vietnam and China. Each year, only 2 crops of anise are harvested. Data from the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) shows that in 2023, Vietnam will export 16,136 tons of anise, an increase of 26% compared ...
Source: Vietstock
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